Police Department News Releases for March 2017

March 31

SPD Arrests Juvenile for Threats Against a High School

9:08 a.m. - SPD investigated a threat call Thursday afternoon that resulted in a Juvenile being arrested for threats against a high school and its students.

March 30

SPD Recognizes Outstanding Employees at Employee Awards Ceremony

8:30 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department (SPD) will recognize employees for their service to the Spokane community at the annual SPD Awards Ceremony.

March 29

SPD partners with Caffé Affogato for tomorrow’s Coffee with a Cop

9:15 a.m. - SPD will hold our next Coffee with a Cop event in partnership with Caffé Affogato, March 30, from 10-12 p.m. at Caffé Affogato, 19 W. Main Ave.

March 27

Weekend Incidents Lead to Several Arrests for Guns and Drugs

5:54 a.m. - Police Officers on patrol over the weekend seized a number of firearms and a significant amount of drugs during four different incidents.

March 23

Stolen Firearms and Stolen Ammunition Lead to Downtown Area Motel

3:38 p.m. - SPD investigation leads to the recovery of a stolen vehicle, numerous stolen firearms, and nearly 10,000 rounds of live ammunition.

SPD Receives Culture Audit from Gonzaga University Professor

2:45 p.m. - Spokane Police Department Receives Culture Audit from Gonzaga University Professor

March 22

Spokane Police Investigate Suspicious Packages

4:56 p.m. - Spokane Police investigate suspicious packages left on a gas pump at the Mobile station in the 100 block of W. 2nd Ave.

March 21

Spokane Falls Death Investigation

8:12 a.m. - Spokane Police are investigating the death of a person who went off the Canada Island footbridge into the falls of the Spokane River.

March 20

SPD and Street Department Urge Drivers to Avoid Upriver Drive Area

5:04 p.m. - Spokane Police and the Spokane Streets Department urge drivers to avoid the area of E. Upriver Dr. between E. Mission Ave., and N. Greene St.

March 13

SIRR Team Investigating Officer Involved Shooting

11:58 a.m. - The SIRR Team is investigating a Spokane County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) officer-involved shooting that occurred on March 6, 2017.

March 10

SPD Arrests Suspect After a Standoff Lasting Several Hours

4:06 p.m. - Spokane Police arrest suspect hiding in attic of residence after a standoff lasting several hours.

March 1

Spokane Police are investigating a Robbery/Kidnapping

4:36 p.m. - SPD is investigating a Robbery/Kidnapping that started in Spokane Valley and continued into Downtown Spokane.

Spokane Police Request Public's Help in Location Missing Elderly Male

2:33 p.m. - Spokane Police requesting media and public assistance locating missing elderly male.

Spokane Police Department's Next Coffee With A Cop

11:51 a.m. - the Spokane Police Department will hold our next Coffee with a Cop event in partnership with Forza Coffee.

Spokane Police Request Public's Help in Location Missing Adult Male

8:55 a.m. - SPD is requesting the public's assistance in locating missing person.



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Media Relations Contact

Officer John O'Brien
509.835.4568
jobrien@spokanepolice.org